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Speaker's Bureau

Welcome to the Speaker's Bureau at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary! The following guides are designed to help you plan and build effective programs for your congregation or organization. It offers information on a variety of resources available to you through Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.

Speakers listed in this guide would be appropriate for adult forums, Bible studies, workshops, retreats and seminars. Whether you only need one speaker for a single occasion, or are planning a series around a certain topic, be creative in combining ideas and individuals.

Nearly everyone listed in this guide has both voice mail and e-mail. You may contact the speakers directly. Please note, many speakers are booked months in advance, so be sure to contact them early.

You can access biographies for faculty members using our faculty directory.

Faculty Listing

Cheryl Anderson   Timothy Eberhart   Jim Papandrea
E. Byron (Ron) Anderson   Mark Fowler   Hendrik Pieterse
Nancy Bedford   David Heetland   Stephen Ray
Reginold Blount   David Hogue   Lallene Rector
Gennifer Brooks   Pam Holliman   Frederick Schmidt
Barry Bryant   Anne Joh   Jack Seymour
Charles Cosgrove   Anna Johnson   Mark Teasdale
Margaret Ann Crain   Virginia Lee   Osvaldo Vena
Ruth Duck   Brooke Lester   Brent Waters
Julie Duncan   Larry Murphy   K. K. Yeo

 


Cheryl Anderson (To Top)
Professor of Old Testament
847-866-3979

TOPICS
• African-American/Black Ministries
• Bible - Old Testament
• Feminist Theology
• HIV/AIDS
• Liberation Theology
• Womanist Theology


E. Byron (Ron) Anderson (To Top)
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship
Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry
847-866-3875

TOPICS
Church Music and Hymns
• Liturgy
• Prayer
• Spiritual Formation
• Worship and Liturgy
• Developing the Congregation’s Voice
• Planning and Leading a Hymn Festival
• Worship in the United Methodist Tradition
• Worship and Christian Formation


Nancy Bedford (To Top)
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology
847-866-3931

TOPICS
• Christology
• Church and Society
• Creeds
• Current Events and the Church
• Discernment/Call/Vocation
• Ecumenism
• Feminist Theology
• Hispanic/Latino Ministries
• Liberation Theology
• Mission of the Church
• Prayer
• Social and Global Justice
• Theology
• Womanist Theology


Reginold Blount (To Top)
Associate Professor of Formation, Youth, and Culture
847-866-3962

TOPICS
• Adolescent and Young Adult Identity Formation
• African American/Black Ministries
• Black Church Studies
• Christian Education
• Youth Ministry


Gennifer Brooks (To Top)
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics
Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute
847-866-3888

TOPICS
• African-American/Black Ministries
• Congregational Life
• Current Events and the Church
• Discernment/Call/Vocation
• Liturgy
• Mission of the Church
• Prayer
• Stewardship
• United Methodist History/Doctrine
• United Methodist Ordination - Deacons and Elders
• Urban Ministries
• Worship and Liturgy


Barry Bryant (To Top)
Associate Professor United Methodist and Wesleyan Studies

847-866-3955

TOPICS  
• Israeli/Palestinian Relations

• John Wesley
• Methodist Studies
• Social and Global Justice
• United Methodist History/Doctrine
• United Methodist Ordination - Deacons and Elders

• Wesley/Wesleyan Theology


Charles Cosgrove (To Top)
Professor of Early Christian Literature
847-866-3880

TOPICS  
• Bible – New Testament
• Bible – Book of Romans
• Early Christian Worship

• Early Christian Writings
• Pauline Theology


Margaret Ann Crain (To Top)
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

TOPICS
• Aging
• Children and Youth Ministries
• Congregational Life
• Current Events and the Church
• Discernment/Call/Vocation
• Mission of the Church
• United Methodist History/Doctrine
• United Methodist Ordination - Deacons and Elders


Ruth Duck (To Top)
Professor of Worship
847-866-3978

TOPICS
• Church Music and Hymns
• Congregational Life
• Feminist Theology
• Liturgy
• Prayer
• Urban Ministries
• Worship and Liturgy


Julie Duncan (To Top)
Associate Professor of Old Testament
847-866-3934

TOPICS
• Bible – Old Testament
• Dead Sea Scrolls
• Feminist Theology
• Liberation Theology


Mark Fowler (To Top)
The Murray H. Leiffer Assistant Professor of Congregational Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863

TOPICS
• Congregational Life
• Discernment/Call/Vocation
• Stewardship
• United Methodist History/Doctrine
• United Methodist Ordination - Deacons and Elders


David Heetland (To Top)
Vice President for Development
847-866-3970

TOPICS
• Financial Planning
• Garrett-Evangelical
• Planned Giving
• Stewardship


David Hogue (To Top)
Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling
847-866-3983

TOPICS
• LGBTQ and Gender Issues
• Marriage and Family Counseling
• Pastoral Care and Counseling
• Pastoral Psychotherapy


Pam Holliman (To Top)
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Psychotherapy
847-866-3980

TOPICS
• LGBTQ and Gender Issues
• Marriage and Family Counseling
• Pastoral Care and Counseling
• Pastoral Psychotherapy
• Sexual Ethics


Anne Joh (To Top)
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

TOPICS
• Asian Theology and Issues
• Feminist Theology
• Gender, Race, and Ethnic Studies
• Liberation Theology
• Postcolonial Theology
• Queer Theology
• Systematic Theology


Anna Johnson (To Top)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Reformation Church History
847-866-3960

TOPICS
• Church History - Reformation
• Martin Luther


Virginia Lee (To Top)
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies

TOPICS
• Children and Youth Ministries

• Congregational Life
• Current Events and the Church

• Discernment/Call/Vocation
• Mission of the Church

• United Methodist History/Doctrine
• United Methodist Ordination - Deacons and Elders


Brooke Lester (To Top)
Assistant Professor of Hebrew Scripture
Director of Emerging Pedagogies
847-866-3949

TOPICS
• Bible – Old Testament
• Emerging Pedagogies (Online learning, podcasts, etc.)


Larry Murphy (To Top)
Professor of the History of Christianity
847-866-3977

TOPICS
• African-American/Black Ministries
• Films and Christianity
• History of Christianity – Reformation to Present


Jim Papandrea (To Top)
Associate Professor of Church History
847-866-3953

TOPICS
• Bible – Book of Revelation
• Christology
• Creeds
• Early Christian Writings
• Eucharist
• History of Christianity – Early Christianity
• Trinity


Hendrik Pieterse (To Top)
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

TOPICS
• Ecumenism
• Global Christianity
• Mission
• Theology
• Trinity
• United Methodist History/Doctrine
• United Methodist Ordination  - Deacons and Elders
• World Religions


Stephen Ray (To Top)
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865

TOPICS
• African-American Christian History
• Christian Doctrine(s)
• Christianity and the Holocaust
• 20th Century and Constructive Theology
• Teaching and Pedagogy in the Church
• Black and Womanist Theology


Lallene Rector (To Top)
Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy
President
847-866-3901

TOPICS
• Feminist Theology
• Garrett-Evangelical
• LGBTQ and Gender Issues
• Pastoral Care and Counseling
• Pastoral Psychotherapy


Frederick W. Schmidt (To Top)
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985

TOPICS
• Spiritual formation, direction, and practice
• Suffering, grief, and support
• Spirituality and leadership
• Bible - New Testament
• Discernment (finding/doing the will of God)
• Men's and women's spirituality
• The Book of Revelation
• End of life issues
• Medical Ethics


Jack Seymour (To Top)
Professor of Religious Education
847-866-3904

TOPICS
• Christian Education
• Congregational Life

• Discernment/Call/Vocation

• Mission of the Church


Mark Teasdale (To Top)
E. Stanley Jones Assistant Professor of Evangelism
847-866-3954

TOPICS
• Church Planting
• Evangelism
• John Wesley    
• Methodist Studies
• Mission
• United Methodist Doctrine/History
• United Methodist Ordination – Deacon and Elder


Osvaldo Vena (To Top)
Professor of New Testament Interpretation
847-866-3867

TOPICS
• Christology
• Bible – New Testament
• Hispanic/Latino/a Latin-American Theology and Issues
• Immigration – Hispanic


Brent Waters (To Top)
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values
847-866-3933

TOPICS
• Aging

• Current Events and the Church
• Economics

• Ethics

• Medical Ethics
• Science and Religion
• Technology and Culure
• Theology


K.K. Yeo (To Top)
Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament
847-866-3881

TOPICS
• Bible - New Testament
• Bible and Culture

• Christian Chinese Theology
• Globalization and the Church


Topical Listing

African-American/Black Ministries     Hispanic/Latino/Latina Ministries
Aging     HIV/AIDS
Asian/Asian-American Ministries     Liberation Theology
Bible     Liturgy
Children and Youth Ministries     Medical Ethics
Christology     Mission of the Church
Church and Society     Pastoral Care and Counseling
Church History     Prayer
Church Music and Hymns     Science and Religion
Congregational Life     Sexual Ethics
Creeds     Social and Global Justice
Current Events and the Church     Spiritual Formation
Discernment/Call/Vocation     Stewardship
Early Church History     Theology
Economics     United Methodist History/Doctrine
Ecumenism     United Methodist Ordination: Deacons and Elders
Ethics     Urban Ministries
Evangelism     Wesley/Wesleyan Theology
Feminist Theology     Womanist Theology
GLBT Issues & the Church     World Religions
Garrett-Evangelical     Worship

 


African-American/Black Ministries (To Top)

Cheryl Anderson

Professor of Old Testament

847-866-3979

Reginold Blount
Associate Professor of Formation, Youth, and Culture

847-866-3962

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics
Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Larry Murphy
Professor of the History of Christianity
847-866-3977

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-386


Aging (To Top)

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985

Brent Waters
Associate Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933


Asian/Asian-American Ministries (To Top)

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

K.K. Yeo
Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament
847-866-3881


Bible (To Top)

Cheryl Anderson
Professor of Old Testament

847-866-3979

Julie Duncan
Associate Professor of Old Testament
847-866-3934

Brooke Lester
Associate Professor of Hebrew Scripture
Director of Emerging Pedagogies
847-866-3949

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985

Osvaldo Vena
Professor of New Testament Interpretation
847-866-3867

K.K. Yeo
Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament
847-866-3881


Children and Youth Ministries (To Top)

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

Reginold Blount
Associate Professor of Formation, Youth, and Culture

847-866-3962

Virginia Lee
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies

Jack Seymour
Professor of Religious Education
847-866-3904


Christology (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Jim Papandrea
Assistant Professor of Church History
847-866-3953

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865

Osvaldo Vena
Professor of New Testament Interpretation
847-866-3867


Church and Society (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985


Church History (To Top)

Anna Johnson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Reformation Church History
847-866-3960

Larry Murphy
Professor of the History of Christianity
847-866-3977

Jim Papandrea
Assistant Professor of Church History
847-866-3953


Church Music and Hymns (To Top)

E. Byron (Ron) Anderson
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship 

Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry
847-866-3875

Ruth Duck
Professor of Worship

847-866-3978


Congregational Life (To Top)

E. Byron (Ron) Anderson
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship 

Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry

847-866-3875

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education 

847-866-3973

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership

Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communiities
847-866-3863

Virginia Lee
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985

Jack Seymour
Professor of Religious Education
847-866-3904


Creeds (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Charles Cosgrove
Professor of Early Christian Literature

847-866-3880

Jim Papandrea
Assistant Professor of Church History
847-866-3953


Current Events and the Church (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology
847-866-3931

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director 
of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863

Virginia Lee
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics
Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values
847-866-3933


Discernment/Call/Vocation (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863

Virginia Lee
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985

Jack Seymour
Professor of Religious Education 

847-866-3904


Early Church History (To Top)

Charles Cosgrove
Professor of Early Christian Literature

847-866-3880

Jim Papandrea
Assistant Professor of Church History
847-866-3953


Economics (To Top)

Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933


Ecumenism (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology
847-866-3931

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892


Ethics (To Top)

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985

Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933


Evangelism (To Top)

Mark Teasdale
E. Stanley Jones Assistant Professor of Evangelism
847-866-3954


Feminist Theology (To Top)

Cheryl Anderson
Professor of Old Testament

847-866-3979

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Ruth Duck
Professor of Worship

847-866-3978

Julie Duncan
Associate Professor of Old Testament
847-866-3934

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Lallene Rector
Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy
President
847-866-3901


Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgendered Issues and the Church (To Top)

David Hogue
Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling
847-866-3983

Pam Holliman
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Psychotherapy
847-866-3980

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Lallene Rector
Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy
President
847-866-3901


Garrett-Evangelical
 Theological Seminary (To Top)

Margararet Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education 

847-866-3973

David Heetland
Vice President for Development for Development

847-866-3970

Lallene Rector
Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy
President
847-866-3901


Hispanic/Latino/Latina Ministries (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Osvaldo Vena
Professor of New Testament Interpretation
847-866-3867


HIV/AIDS (To Top)

Cheryl Anderson
Professor of Old Testament

847-866-3979


Liberation Theology (To Top)

Cheryl Anderson
Professor of Old Testament

847-866-3979

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Julie Duncan
Associate Professor of Old Testament
847-866-3934

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865


Liturgy (To Top)

E. Byron (Ron) Anderson
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship
Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry

847-866-3875

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Ruth Duck
Professor of Worship
847-866-3978


Medical Ethics (To Top)

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985


Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933


Mission of the Church (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute
847-866-3888

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities

847-866-3863

Virginia Lee
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies


Pastoral Care and Counseling Topics (To Top)

David Hogue
Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling
847-866-3983

Pam Holliman
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Psychotherapy
847-866-3980

Lallene Rector
Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy
President
847-866-3901


Prayer (To Top)

E. Byron (Ron) Anderson
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship
Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry

847-866-3875

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics
Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Ruth Duck
Professor of Worship

847-866-3978

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985


Science and Religion (To Top)

Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics
Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933


Sexual Ethics (To Top)

Pam Holliman
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Psychotherapy
847-866-3980

Lallene Rector
Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy
President
847-866-3901


Social and Global Justice (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Barry Bryant
Associate Professor United Methodist and Wesleyan Studies

847-866-3955

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865

Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933


Spiritual Formation (To Top)

E. Byron (Ron) Anderson
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship
Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry
847-866-3875

Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben P. Job Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
847-866-3985


Stewardship (To Top)

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863

David Heetland
Vice President for Development

847-866-3970


Theology (To Top)

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Anne Joh
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3974

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865

Brent Waters
Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

847-866-3933

K.K. Yeo
Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament
847-866-3881


United Methodist History/Doctrine (To Top)

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Barry Bryant
Associate Professor United Methodist and Wesleyan Studies

847-866-3955

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education 

847-866-3973

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Mark Teasdale
E. Stanley Jones Assistant Professor of Evangelism
847-866-3954


United Methodist Ordination: Deacons and Elders (To Top)

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics
Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Barry Bryant
Associate Professor United Methodist and Wesleyan Studies

847-866-3955

Margaret Ann Crain
Professor of Christian Education
847-866-3973

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863

Virginia Lee
Associate Professor of Christian Education
Director of Deacon Studies

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Mark Teasdale
E. Stanley Jones Assistant Professor of Evangelism
847-866-3954


Urban Ministries (To Top)

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Ruth Duck
Professor of Worship

847-866-3978

Mark Fowler
Associate Professor of Church Leadership
Executive Director of the Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities
847-866-3863


Wesley/Wesleyan Theology (To Top)

Barry Bryant
Associate Professor United Methodist and Wesleyan Studies

847-866-3955

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892

Mark Teasdale
E. Stanley Jones Assistant Professor of Evangelism
847-866-3954


Womanist Theology (To Top)

Cheryl Anderson
Professor of Old Testament

847-866-3979

Nancy Bedford
Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology

847-866-3931

Stephen Ray
Neal F. and Illa A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology
847-866-3865


World Religions (To Top)

Hendrik Pieterse
Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
847-866-3892


Worship (To Top)

E. Byron (Ron) Anderson
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship
Director Nellie B. Ebersole Program in Music Ministry
847-866-3875

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Associate Professor of Homiletics

Director of the Styberg Preaching Institute

847-866-3888

Charles Cosgrove
Professor of Early Christian Literature
847-866-3880

Ruth Duck
Professor of Worship
847-866-3978

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